Interview with a Researcher – Katlyn McGrateen, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

If you asked me anything about swallowing and infants: 😳😬🤷‍♀️. Luckily, Dr. McGrateen fills in all those gaps from her research and shares mores ideas along the way here!

Interview with a Researcher – Gabi Constantinescu, PhD, R.SLP, S-LP(C)

If you've been hearing more about the wearable "Under-the-chin sensor" mobile device designed to help patients complete swallow exercises accurately in real-time but haven't heard of one of its original creators, then make sure to read this insightful interview by the one and only Dr. Constantinescu!!🤩

Interview with a Researcher – Samantha Shune, PhD, CCC-SLP

In case you missed Dr. Samantha Shune's recent webinar for National Foundation for Swallowing Disorders focusing on the eating experience, she's sharing some more research wisdom to make sure we all remember to keep our patient/caregivers' experiences at the forefront in our field!😉

Interview with a Researcher – Martin Brodsky, PhD, ScM, CCC-SLP

What better way to celebrate the big BHSM month than a big interview with the one and only, Dr. Brodsky🤩! In case you haven't seen or heard his name anywhere in our field before (which would be hard!), here is an exclusive interview that shares great examples that are easily relatable to clinicians! And if you are already familiar with his work over the decades, you'll also get a better sense of just how passionate, determined, and approachable he is for our field!

Interview with a Researcher – Amy Fullerton, PhD, BCS-S, CCC-SLP

You may have seen her name in many journals including Dysphagia, Head & Neck, & Laryngoscope, but did you also know her clinical roles to back it up?! After already having my eyes wide opened from her helpful insight, I will ABSOLUTELY be keeping them peeled for Dr. Fullerton's future research!🤓

Interview with a Researcher – Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE

In case all those letters behind her name aren't recognizeable (I had to decrease to font size to fit them all😅), Kendra (Focht) Grand obtained her PhD at the University of South Carolina under the mentorship of Dr. Bonnie Martin-Harris studying healthy aging effects on swallowing as well as a bunch of other hard-earned designations after her like CScD, BCS-S, CBIS, and CCRE. She gives a great perspective on the role of research and some tips for clinicians when reading! And she's got a LOT to say😉!

Interview with a Researcher – Charissa Zaga – BSpPath, MPH, PhD Candidate

I know I already have over a dozen researcher-idols and am a fangirl to so many, but this interview made me add another one with all of her great experience and deep appreciation for our ever-growing field (she might even be my researcher spirit-SLP with all that trach-love!💜). Checkout what tips she shares to help US clinicians #bridgethegap to research!🤓

Interview with a Researcher – Brittany Krekeler, PhD, CCC-SLP


In case you missed the review of Dr. Krekeler's article, here she shares her amazing insights on research, the struggles, and the light at the end of the tunnel. 

Interview with a Researcher – Catriona Steele, Ph.D., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, Reg. CASLPO, ASHA Fellow

Here, PhD Catriona Steele answers questions to help bridge the gap between researchers and clinicians.